COVID-19 ALSO DISRUPTS TOUR FOR WOMEN

The Women’s Tour and Tour Series have both been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Race organizers will now attempt to work with the UCI and British Cycling to find an alternative date for the Women’s WorldTour event, which was originally set to take place between June 8-13. The decision was taken due to […]

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SEE WHY ORGANIZERS SHIFT FAMOUS ITALIAN RACE

The 2020 Giro d’Italia has been postponed, race organizers have announced. The decision follows Hungary’s decision to cancel the opening three stages of the Italian Grand Tour, due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, with race organizers RCS Sport now saying they will look for a new date for the race. This new date for […]

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BELGIAN RIDER SET FOR COMEBACK

Four-time winner of Paris-Roubaix, Tom Boonen, has not ruled out a possible return to racing at the highest level when he was asked about it on Belgian radio, Sporza reports. Boonen, 39, was on Studio Brussel promoting his new TV series, Tom Cycle, shown on Belgian TV. But when presenter Michèle Cuvelier moved onto his retirement he was […]

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NEW PROBLEMS FOR TDF WINNER

Spanish double Tour de France winner Juan Miguel Mercado is under investigation after allegedly being involved in a burglary gang. Mercado, who rode for iBanesto.com and Quick-Step during his racing career from 1998 to 2007, has been named in Spanish media as a suspect after thieves stole an estimated €120,000 across 16 different burglaries. The Spanish Civil Guard has […]

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SEE WHO STARTS IN UAE TOUR THIS YEAR

The start list for the inaugural edition of the Saudi Tour is coming together, with Mark Cavendish set to headline the race. Slated for five stages from February 4-8, the Middle East stage race is centered around the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh with a combination of city and desert landscapes providing the backdrop. The […]

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LEGAL CASE ON DOPING IN CYCLING

Stefan Denifl’s defense lawyer has claimed “in cycling, there is 90 percent doping” as the Austrian pro stands trial over his own blood doping. Denifl, who formerly raced for Aqua Blue Sport and IAM Cycling, is on trial in Austria accused of serious sporting fraud after he used the banned performance-enhancing method. The 32-year-old, winner […]

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CHECK OUT THE REVIEW OF THIS SPECIAL BIKE

Specialized has expanded its ever-popular Sirrus range of bikes to help push it far beyond its original, urban commuter user base with the launch of the new Specialized Sirrus X. Boasting the ability to take the performance of the Sirrus and push it out of its town and tarmac comfort zone, Specialized is pushing this […]

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